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Re: Planning time - Elementary Level

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Audrey (art.aud)
Fri, 30 Jul 1999 12:18:59 -0400

our contract specifies that all teachers must have each day one hour for lunch
and 30 minutes planning time. I sometimes have a little more. We call it hall
display time

Laura McCoy wrote:

> Hi there,
> I'm quite interested in issues of prep time, because I feel that I never
> have enough! At the school where I taught last year, I had 3 prep periods
> in a 6 day cycle. This meant every second day, I had last period free,
> although this was the shortest period in the day, and meant that I had
> about 30 minutes to myself. At this school lunch was 1 hour and I only had
> lunch duty for a couple of weeks in the year, so I usually had lunches
> free. At the school I am going to be at next year, I do have a 40 minute
> prep every day, but lunches are only forty minutes and I have more days of
> duty.
> I would be interested to hear what others have.
> Laura